Bone Health 2012
Saturday, March 31, 2012
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
UT Southwestern Medical Center
T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building
6001 Forest Park Road
Dallas, Texas 75390
This symposium is designed for family physicians, internists, geriatricians, endocrinologists, gynecologists, rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, nephrologists, and other health care providers who are interested in the care of patients with osteoporosis and bone-related diseases. Students and trainees are encouraged to attend.
Purpose and Content
The aim of this symposium is to provide the latest knowledge and discuss controversies related to the pathogenesis and management of primary osteoporosis and drug-induced osteoporosis as well as covering current topics on mineral disorders in special populations such as patients with chronic kidney disease or kidney stones. The format of this symposium will be a series of lectures presented by experts in the field on a variety of topics followed by panel discussions where the audience can directly interact with the speakers.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies and be able to:
- Understand the pathogenesis and evaluation of osteoporosis
- Distinguish and identify the optimal medical treatment for osteoporosis andunderstand the limitations related to each treatment option
- Discuss the latest information in the surgical treatment of atypical femoral bonefracture and kyphoplasty/ vertebroplasty
- Discuss bone disease in special populations such as severe osteoporosis, druginducedosteoporosis, male osteoporosis, chronic kidney disease, and kidney stone formers.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physicians: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximumof 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physical Therapist: Waiting on approval from the Texas Physical Therapy Association for CCU's.
Nurses: Nursing contact hours have been applied for through the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver of Continuing Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Conflict of Interest
It is UT Southwestern’s policy that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker’s presentation(s). Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. The faculty members’ relationships will be disclosed in the course syllabus.
For more information, contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education:
Phone: 214-648-3138 or 1-800-688-8678